Lamers Lucky Mint Milkshake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Lamers Dairy mint soft serve ice cream (or two scoops vanilla ice cream if preferred)
  • 1 cup Lamers Dairy Dairyland’s Best Whole White Milk
  • 1/4 cup Lamers Dairy Dairyland’s Best Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 teaspoon mint extract
  • 7-8 drops green food coloring
  • Extra prepared whipping cream, for garnish
  • Green or brown sprinkles, if desired

Directions

  • Combine first five ingredients in blender and blend well.
  • Pour into a tall glass.
  • Garnish with prepared whipped cream and sprinkles, if desired.

Enjoy!

Brownie Parfait with Strawberry Whipped Cream

Brownie Ingredients

  • 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips

Strawberry Whipped Cream Ingredients

  • 1 half-pint carton Lamers Dairy Dairyland’s Best Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • Approximately 2 cups chopped fresh strawberries
  • Whole strawberries for decoration, if desired

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a 9×13 pan with foil and grease with butter.
  2. Melt chocolate and butter in a large bowl in the microwave.
  3. Add sugar. Then, whisk in eggs and vanilla.
  4. Add salt and flour and mix to incorporate.
  5. Add chocolate chips. Then pour into greased, foil-lined pan.
  6. Bake brownies for approximately 25-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Let brownies cool completely.
  8. Lift brownies out of pan using the foil. Then, cut brownies into small bites.
  9. To make strawberry whipped cream, empty Lamers Dairy Dairyland’s Best Heavy Whipping Cream into a large bowl.
  10. Add powdered sugar and vanilla and whip until stiff.
  11. Then, fold in chopped strawberries.
  12. To construct parfait, simply layer strawberry whipped cream and brownie pieces alternatively. Decorate with whole strawberries as desired.

Enjoy!

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 lb uncooked penne pasta (about 3 cups)
  • 1/4 cup onion, minced
  • 1/2 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 cups Lamers Dairy Dairyland’s Best Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup plus 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2 cooked chicken breasts, shredded (about 3 cups)
  • 5 thin slices cooked ham, cut into ribbons (about 1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9×13 ovenproof dish.
  2. Cook pasta to al dente and drain.
  3. Cook onion and garlic until translucent. Do not color.
  4. In a large saucepan, heat Lamers Dairy Dairyland’s Best Heavy Whipping Cream and cream cheese until smooth. Stir in 1 cup shredded cheese, cooked onion and garlic. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, ham and pasta. Add the sauce and toss to coat.
  6. Transfer to the baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup shredded cheese and Panko breadcrumbs. Bake for 20 minutes.

Enjoy!

Spectrum News: Lamers Dairy in Appleton celebrates 110 years in business

Spectrum News: Lamers Dairy in Appleton celebrates 110 years in business

APPLETON, Wis. — Wisconsin has lost 64,000 dairy farms in the last five decades, according to the Wisconsin State Farmer. The future of Wisconsin’s dairy production may be under some pressure, but one dairy in northeast Wisconsin is celebrating more than a century in business.


What You Need To Know
  • Since 1913, five generations of the Lamers family have provided the highest quality dairy products to families in Wisconsin and beyond
  • Customers can watch their milk being processed at the Appleton dairy farm
  • Lamers trademark glass bottled milk is the customers favorite product
  • 10,000 plastic bottles and 5,000 glass bottles roll off the assembly line daily

Mark Lamers is the President of Lamers Dairy. Lamers said milk has always been a part of his life. He said Lamers Dairy started when his great-grandfather Jacob Lamers sold his first cans of milk to families in Kimberly, Wisconsin in 1913. Three generations later, Lamers said he was working on his family’s dairy farm.

“I grew up in a family of eight kids. And at one point in the other, everybody in the family worked here, whether it was on the weekends, or they did it for their full-time job,” Mark Lamers said.

The cans eventually gave way to glass bottles. The milk is also no longer processed in the countryside. Lamers said he brought the dairy to customers in Appleton.

“When we built the facility here, we said it’d be nice for our customers to be able to come in and see the milk being bottled. Then they can watch the milk, go right to the filling machines right in your cooler, and buy that same milk right off our store shelf,” Lamers said.

Ten thousand plastic gallons and five thousand glass bottles of milk roll off the assembly lines daily.

Eric McGuire has worked at Lamers for 18 years. He’s currently the vice president of business operations. McGuire said the Lamers trademark glass bottle is a customer favorite.

“They are just a little bit more sustainable. Our customers number one liked the way the product tasted and the glass better,” Eric McGuire said.

It’s no surprise that there’s another popular product at Lamers Dairy.

“Our cheese boxes which you can find in our retail store. We do about 3000 cheese boxes a year,” McGuire said.

While milk may be the golden ticket, Lamers said patience and keeping his shelves stocked with other high-quality dairy products has helped them in business for more than a century.

“A slow steady growth is what my father always taught us growing up in the business and never put too much into one one source,” Lamers said.

Lamers said he’s thankful he’s part of continuing a business started 110 years ago.

“It’s quite an accomplishment that Lamers is a family business that my great grandfather started. There’s not a lot of people that can say that. Being blessed with our operation and what we do, how we do things. It’s been a great joy to do that and we hope we can continue that going forward,” Lamers said.

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Midwest Farm Weekly: Life on the Farm – Lamers Dairy

Midwest Farm Weekly: Life on the Farm – Lamers Dairy

(WFRV) – This week we celebrated “National Milk Day” in honor of the day the first glass bottled milk was delivered to customers.

Lamers Dairy in Appleton still uses glass to package some of its products. They source milk from farms within 30 miles of their plant.

The company is celebrating a milestone 110 years in business.

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